Student Leadership Awards are presented each spring in recognition of the undergraduate and graduate students providing leadership to the student body and enrichment to the Institute.
ISP International Impact Award
The ISP International Impact Award recognizes individuals who have made important contributions to celebrate and to support a diverse and thriving international community at Caltech. Established in 2021 by International Student Programs, this award honors exceptional individuals who have made sustained and deep contributions to the mission of international and cross-cultural exchange and to the betterment of the international student experience at Caltech and beyond.
Peyman Ayoubi has been an advocate for other international students and a strong supporter of the larger campus community at Caltech since his arrival in 2015. He volunteered multiple years as an orientation leader, built camaraderie on the ISP summer softball team, shared his culture through Caltech World Fest, and was someone ISP could always count on anytime help was needed with programming or services for the international student community.
International Contributions category recognizes students for their support of the Institute's international education mission, for their participation in ISP programs, for their leadership in the campus community, and for their kindness and inspiration to others.
Graduate students: Yalu Chen, Deepan Kishore Kumar, Joel Lawson, Jialin Song, Simon Tödtli, Zeynep Turan, Sandy Wan Rong Wong, Ellen Yan, Haolu Jane Zhang
Undergraduate students: Isabella Camplisson, Zihao Qi, Shirley Shiyun Zhu